1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage Coupe / DB6/2590/R Chassis Information

1966 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

1966 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

1966 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

1966 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

1966 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

1966 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

1966 Aston Martin DB6 photograph

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Vantage Coupe
Chassis #: DB6/2590/R
Engine # 400/2607
Sold for $121,000 at 2009 Automobiles of Amelia Island.
Sold for $429,236 (€392,000) at 2016 RM Sotheby's : Paris.
The Aston Martin DB6 sat on a platform that was extended 3.75-inches over the DB5 and made the rear seats upholstered in Connolly leather more comfortable and usable. The body panels of the car were hand-formed aluminum and it continued the tradition of a proper GT motor car. This was a tradition that began with the Aston Martin DB4 which had made its debut in 1949.

This DB6 was built on March 16th of 1966 and was finished in Fiesta Red and given a black interior. It was delivered to Crabtree and Nichol of Sheffield, England and later purchased by Henry Wigfall & Son Ltd. The car, equipped with chrome road wheels, a heated rear screen and a Motorola Radio with power aerial, was used as a company car for the company's Managing Director.

In the 1980s, the car came into the care of its second owner, Stephen Ross, who brought it to Calgary, Canada. It was converted to left-hand drive configuration and given power steering in 1985. By the mid-1990s, the car had been refinished in its original Fiesta Red and from 2005 to 2006 it was given an extensive professional restoration.

In 2006, the car was sold to Brian Bord of California, who sold it a year later to the current owner. The car is still in its factory-correct Fiesta Red with proper chrome wire wheels and a heated rear screen. There is an original Aston martin tool roll and tolls as well as the original service manual and owner's manual. It is a matching numbers car with a known history from new and has been fitted with several carefully executed upgrades. It is powered by a 3994cc dual overhead cam inline six-cylinder engine offering 282 horsepower. There is a five-speed manual gearbox and four-wheel disc brakes.

In 2009, this matching-numbers restored DB6 was offered for sale at the Automobiles of Amelia Island auction presented by RM Auctions. It was expected to sell for $150,000 - $200,000. It sold for a high bid of $121,000, including buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2009

2019 RM Sothebys : Essen

Pre-Auction Estimates :
€300,000-€340,000 
Lot was not sold

2016 RM Sotheby's : Paris

Pre-Auction Estimates :
€400,000-€475,000 
Sale Price :
$429,236 (€392,000.00)

2009 Automobiles of Amelia Island

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$150,000-$200,000 
Sale Price :
$121,000

2017 6
2016 6
2015 3
2014 4
2013 5
2012 1
2011 8
2010 3
2009 5
2008 2

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2017$336,963$467,3766
2016$393,301$495,0006
2015$374,219$429,0003
2014$350,572$452,3384
2013$280,903$489,5005
2012$298,500$298,5001
2011$214,323$404,8888
2010$196,462$319,0003
2009$258,910$602,5345
2008$133,335$142,9192

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1966 sales)
1966 Aston Martin DB6 4.2-Litre Sports Saloon
Chassis#: DB6/2726/R
Sold for $227,898
  2017 Bonhams : The Goodwood Festival of Speed
 
1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage
Chassis#: DB62754L
Sold for $341,000
  2017 RM Sothebys : Santa Monica
 
1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage
Chassis#: DB6/2588/R
Sold for $324,809
  2017 H & H Auctions - Woodcote Park
 
1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage
Chassis#: DB6/2666/L/N
Sold for $292,230
  2017 Artcurial : Retromobile
 
1966 Aston Martin DB6 Mk I
Chassis#: DB6/2492/L
Sold for $368,464
  2017 Artcurial : Retromobile
 
1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage
Chassis#: DB6/2988/L
Sold for $467,376
  2017 RM Sotheby's : Paris
 
1966 Aston Martin DB6 Automatic Sports Saloon
Chassis#: DB6/2465/R
Sold for $273,474
  2016 Bonhams : The December Sale
 
1966 Aston Martin DB6
Chassis#: DB6/2409/L/N
Sold for $440,000
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Monterey
1966 Aston Martin DB6 image  1966 Aston Martin DB6 image  
1966 ASTON MARTIN DB6 VANTAGE SPORTS SALOON
Chassis#: DB6/2594/R
Sold for $282,093
  2016 Bonhams : The Aston Martin Works Sale
 
1966 Aston Martin DB6
Chassis#: DB6/2754/LN
Sold for $440,000
  2016 Worldwide Auctions - The Houston Classic
 
1966 Aston Martin DB6
Chassis#: DB6/2590/R
Sold for $429,236
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Paris
1966 Aston Martin DB6 image  1966 Aston Martin DB6 image  
1966 Aston Martin DB6
Chassis#: DB6/2398/L
Sold for $495,000
  2016 RM Sothebys : Arizona
 
1966 Aston Martin DB6
Chassis#: DB6/2448/R
Sold for $429,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Monterey
1966 Aston Martin DB6 image  1966 Aston Martin DB6 image  
1966 Aston Martin DB6 Sports Saloon
Chassis#: DB6/2536/LN
Sold for $411,056
  2015 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage Sports Saloon
Chassis#: DB6/2618/R
Sold for $282,601
  2015 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1966 ASTON MARTIN DB6 SPORTS SALOON
Chassis#: DB6/2471
Sold for $298,379
  2014 The Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale
 
1966 ASTON MARTIN DB6 VANTAGE SPORTS SALOON
Chassis#: DB6/2516/L
Sold for $452,338
  2014 THE ASTON MARTIN WORKS SALE
 
1966 ASTON MARTIN DB6 VANTAGE SPORTS SALOON
Chassis#: DB6/2709/R
Sold for $321,138
  2014 THE ASTON MARTIN WORKS SALE
 
1966 ASTON MARTIN DB6 VANTAGE SPORTS SALOON
Chassis#: DB6/2534/R
Sold for $330,431
  2014 COLLECTOR'S MOTOR CARS AND AUTOMOBILIA
 
1966 Aston Martin DB6
Chassis#: DB6/2740/R
Sold for $321,750
  2013 RM Auctions - Monterey
1966 Aston Martin DB6 image  1966 Aston Martin DB6 image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1966 Aston Martin DB6's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1966 Aston Martin DB6DB6/2590/R2019 RM Sothebys : Essen $300,000$340,000
1966 Aston Martin DB6 VantageDB6/2645/L2019 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale Arizona $400,000$450,000
1966 Aston Martin DB6 4.2-litre Short-Chassis VolanteDBVC/2306/R2018 Bonhams : The Bond Street Sale $1,400,000$1,600,000
1966 Aston Martin DB6DB6/2470/R2018 H & H Auctions Duxford Motor Car Auction $160,000$200,000
1966 Aston Martin DB6DB6/2465/R2017 H & H Auctions Imperial War MuseumDuxford $260,000$280,000
1966 Aston Martin DB6 VantageDB6/2754/L2017 RM Sotheby's : Arizona Auction $400,000$500,000
1966 ASTON MARTIN DB6 SPORTS SALOONDB6/2739/R2016 Bonhams : The Aston Martin Works Sale $200,000$220,000
1966 ASTON MARTIN DB6 VANTAGEDB6/2634/L/N2015 Keno Brothers : NY Auto$530,000$600,000$725,000
1966 Aston Martin DB6 VantageDB6/2880/L2014 Gooding & Company Amelia Island Sale $550,000$650,000
1966 Aston Martin DB6 Sports SaloonDB6/2607/R2013 Bonhams The Banbury Run Sale $60,000$80,000
1966 Aston Martin DB6 Coupe 2010 Mecum Auctions Monterey$300,000  
1966 Aston Martin DB6 Sports SaloonDB6/2419/R2009 Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed $70,000$80,000
1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage SaloonDB6 2805 R2009 Greenwich Concours d'Elegance, Collectors' Motorcars and Automobilia $150,000$175,000
1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage SaloonDB6/2498/R2008 Bonhams Aston Martin and related Automobilia $65,000$75,000
1966 Asto Martin DB6 Vantage SaloonDB6/2459/R2005 Bonhams Les Grandes Marques a Monaco $55,000$65,000
1966 Aston Martin DB6 MkI Vantage SaloonDB6/2839/R2003 Bonhams Goodwood Revival $95,000$100,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61966 Vantage Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2409/L/N
Engine Num: 400/2414
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61966 Vantage Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2448/R
Engine Num: 400/2394
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61966 Vantage Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2513/L/N
Engine Num: 400/2507/V
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61966 Vantage Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2590/R
Engine Num: 400/2607
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61966 Vantage Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2740/R
Engine Num: 400/2760
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61966 Vantage Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2880/L
Engine Num: 400/2883/V
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61967 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2625/LN
Engine Num: 400/3345
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61967 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2722/L
Engine Num: 400/2697/V
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61967 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2803/LN
Engine Num: 400/2794/V
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61967 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2832/L/N
Engine Num: 400/2826
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61967 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/2834/L/N
Engine Num: 400/2814
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61967 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/3052/LC
Engine Num: 400/4900/SVC
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61967 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/3141/R
Engine Num: 400/3198
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61967 Shooting Brake
Coachbuilder: Radford
Chassis Num: DB6/S/2688/L
Engine Num: 400/2613
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61968 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/3340/LC
Engine Num: 400/3437/VC
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61968 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB63232R
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61969 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/4037/R
Engine Num: 400/4131
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61969 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6/4060/RAC
Engine Num: 400/4232
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61970 Coupe
Chassis Num: 3381
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61970 Coupe
Chassis Num: 4307/R
Engine Num: 400/4724/VC
Chassis information for the Aston Martin DB61970 Coupe
Chassis Num: DB6MK2/4214/LC
Engine Num: 400/4536/VC


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